December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Briefly Noted

Putnam Projects Picked for State Help

Putnam County is slated to receive more than $8 million from New York state to fund projects designed to stimulate the county's economy.  The exciting news was announced Monday by County Executive MaryEllen Odell at a noon news conference in her More...

Talk of Our Town

There continues to be a wide variety of holiday activities available here in Putnam County as the year winds down.  Chanukah begins on Tuesday evening at sundown. Happy Holidays to all who will be celebrating The Festival of Light.  More...

Eldridge Honored for County Service

Paul Eldridge (center), of Philipstown, beams with pride when thanked by County Executive MaryEllen Odell and Legislature Chairman Vincent Tamagna during last week’s proclamation ceremony. More...

First Presbyterian Hosts Longest Night Service

The community is invited to a “Longest Night” Service at the First Presbyterian Church of Philipstown in Cold Spring on Tuesday, December 20, at 7 p.m. More...

Trees … ‘Tis the Season

Even while many are thinking about trees decorated with presents around them, some are thinking about all the trees in Cold Spring.  More...

Desmond-Fish to Receive Donation for Hurricane-Related Flood Damage

The Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library will receive a donation of $1,000 to be presented by the New York Library Association on Wednesday, December 14th.   More...

Man Charged in Damage to Garrison Golf Course

A Rockland County man is facing felony charges of criminal mischief for allegedly causing $5,000 in damages by driving his car across several greens at the Garrison Golf Course.  The Putnam Sheriff’s Department arrested Andrew Johnson, 30, More...

Lake Peekskill Man Killed In Crash

A 27-year-old Lake Peekskill man was killed and two others were seriously injured in a head-on crash along the Bear Mountain Parkway in Cortlandt.  State Police identified the fatal victim as Lamar Barnes of Sylvan Road.  More...

12 Days Of Christmas Sale

BOSCOBEL

Starting Monday, December 12th, and continuing for the traditional 12 Days of Christmas, the Boscobel House & Gardens regular admission fee for mansion tours and the grounds will be reduced from $16 to only $12. More...

To the Mountains and Trails, by Trolley

New stops for the famous Cold Spring Trolley are fast on the way, including a route to benefit hikers.  More...

Mortgage Taxes in Freefall

Down-down-down.  Mortgage tax receipts are a true indicator of economic growth.  Putnam County’s semiannual mortgage tax receipt report released last week at the monthly meeting of the county legislature revealed what most economists More...

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